Aqmal N (b. 1984)
Aqmal N, or Noorhaqmal Bin Mohammed Noor, has been involved in the performing arts since he was 10. He entered into the mainstream arts, music and performing circuit through winning Mediacorp Anugerah in 2004 and Best Composer for “Warkah Cinta Dunia” in Mediacorp Radio Ria & Warna, Projek Rentak 2010.
A long-time practitioner of the traditional art of dikir barat, he still writes and composes dikir barat songs for school and national competitions. He also won Tok Juara Terbaik in Mega Perdana 2014. He continues to compose songs for TV drama serials, mainstream radio plays, and his work was recently nominated for Best Song of 2016/2017 in Anugerah Planet Muzik, organised by Mediacorp Singapore. He published his first collection of poems, Dumpra, in 2018.
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